McGee News

Morning News, Thursday, November 2
Posted 11/02/2017 07:55AM

Daily Announcements

November 2, 2017

Today is Day 1


The rotation for today is:

HR-A-B-C-D-E-F-G

NORMAL  ROTATION EARLY  DISMISSAL  SCHEDULE


Today’s lunch is:

SHORT SESSION

NO LUNCH

Breakfast will be served at the usual time.


HR      7:35 - 7:40

A        7:43 - 8:14

B         8:17 - 8:48

C        8:51 - 9:22

D         9:25 – 9:56

E         9:59 - 10:30

F       10:33 – 11:04

G      11:07 - 11:40


TODAY  IN  HISTORY

  • Colonists from CT, RI and MA attack a fort held by the Naragansetts during King Philip’s war in 1675

  • Sam Adams and Dr. Joseph Warren form the first Committee of Correspondence in 1772

  • George Washington gives his “Farewell Address” in 1783

  • North and South Dakota are admitted as states on this date in 1889

  • The first cheerleading happens in 1898 at the University of Minnesota

  • In 1920, radio station KDKA in Pittsburgh, PA becomes the first commercial radio station to broadcast.

  • In 1947, Howard Hughes performs the first and only flight of the H-4 Hercules, (The Spruce Goose), the largest airplane ever built.

  • In 1983, President Ronald Reagan signs legislation creating Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • The first permanent crew reaches the ISS on this date in 2000


NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Daniel Boone, explorer   (1734)

  • Marie Antoinette, Queen of France   (1755)

  • James K. Polk, 11th POTUS   (1795)

  • Warren G. Harding, 23rd POTUS   (1865)

  • Battista Farina, auto designer [Pinninfarina]   (1893)

  • Burt Lancaster, actor    (1913)


McGEE NOTABLE  BIRTHS

  • Glenn Fearn

  • Alyssa O’Leary

  • Chelsea Schuler

TODAY’S  HOLIDAYS

  • Today is the earliest day upon which Election Day can fall in the US


TREAT the TROOPS

Share your Halloween Candy with a U.S. service person! Your science teacher will collect Halloween Candy on Nov 1, 2 + 3.


YEARBOOK  COVER

The winners of the annual yearbook cover competition are 1st place:  6th graders Hiba Jebli and Katelyn Allen and 2nd place: 8th grader Caitlyn Lennehan


YEARBOOK  ORDERS

Please make checks for your yearbook payable to Jostens.  Checks made payable to McGee can not be processed.  Please tell your parents!


MINECRAFT

There will be NO Minecraft club meeting on Thursday Nov. 2 due to the early dismissal


BAND

Tuesday Directed Study:  

All BAND & CHORUS students auditioning for Regionals.   Speak with Mrs. Terlecky and / or Mrs. Bradshaw if you need a pass.

Thursday:  

No Directed Study due to the early dismissal.

McGee Quick Facts

  • Established: 1969
  • Grades: 6-8
  • Students: 709
  • Colors: Green & Gold
  • Mascot: Spartan
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